In 2010, Georgia saw a decline in both the number of active foundations and the dollar value of grants awarded, while assets overall rose 8.1 percent. Key Facts on Georgia Foundations provides the latest statistical data and snapshot views of Georgia foundations' total giving and assets, as well as their giving patterns outlined by major subject. Surveys conducted in partnership with the Georgia Grantmakers Alliance and Georgia Center for Nonprofits provide additional insight into the grantmaking practices and giving priorities of the state's foundations.
Nonprofit Issues Forum — The State of Nonprofit America
October 5, 2012
America's nonprofit organizations seem caught in a force-field, buffeted by voluntarism, professionalism, civic activism, and commercialism. Professor Salamon contends that too little attention is paid to the significant tensions among these impulses. He suggests that understanding this force-field and the factors shaping its dynamics is central to understanding the future of specific organizations and of the nonprofit sector as a whole. He offers an overview of the current state of America's nonprofit sector, examines the forces shaping its future, and identifies changes that might be needed. He delivers an assessment of one of America's true treasures, the nonprofit sector.
Philanthropy Chat: Juliana Steele on Fiscal Sponsorship for Artists
September 28, 2012
Juliana Steele, program specialist for fiscal sponsorship with Fractured Atlas, talks about the concept of fiscal sponsorship. She also explains how artists can determine whether their project would be a good candidate to be fiscally sponsored, and how artists can seek out sponsors.
Philanthropy Chat: Faith Fuller Discusses Fundraising for Documentary Filmmakers
September 25, 2012
Author and filmmaker Faith Fuller discusses her background in fundraising for filmmaking. She shares tips on raising money for documentary projects, and explains how documentary fundraising differs from other types of film fundraising.
Philanthropy Chat: Marilyn Hoyt Discusses Reality Fundraising
September 14, 2011
Joe Winter from C4 Atlanta interviews Marilyn Hoyt, nonprofit consultant and Foundation Center instructor, about her program "Reality Fundraising: Lessons Learned from Successful Arts Organizations", presented during Funding for Arts Month at the Foundation Center-Atlanta.
Joe Winter from C4 Atlanta interviews Adam Natale, Director of Partnerships and Business Development with Fractured Atlas, about special programs presented during Funding for Arts Month at the Foundation Center-Atlanta. Adam also discusses Fractured Atlas' various services for artists, including training programs, fiscal sponsorship, and insurance.
Philanthropy Chat: Janelle Kerlin Discusses Social Enterprise: A Global Comparison
September 7, 2011
Janelle Kerlin, assistant professor at Georgia State University's Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, discusses her research into social enterprise in different regions of the world, culminating in her recent work as editor of the book Social Enterprise: A Global Comparison.